“Don't put it off": share our risk-checker with the men in your life
Andrew Richardson was diagnosed during the pandemic and was treated early, saving his life. Now he wants to help make sure the men in your life know their risk too.
Andrew has a family history of prostate cancer, which puts him at higher risk. His doctor urged him to get tested and he was diagnosed during the pandemic. Because it was caught early, he had successful treatment that saved his life. Now he’s determined to help others.
Andrew was diagnosed with prostate cancer during the pandemic – but thankfully now has the all-clear.— Prostate Cancer UK (@ProstateUK) March 13, 2021
This week, he shared his story with us. 💙
Prostate cancer doesn't stop for Covid-19. Check your risk: https://t.co/VNeRuYItdt pic.twitter.com/oo3DirzSLB
Thousands of men are missing out on potentially life-saving conversations with their GPs due to the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare. Prostate cancer referrals fell by 52,000 and more than 8,600 fewer men in England started treatment for prostate cancer in 2020 than in the previous year.
We need to find our missing men.
Share our thirty-second risk checker with the men in your life – so our friends, uncles, brothers, dads and sons have a better chance of a positive outcome like Andrew.